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HSBC to create head office in Birmingham

By on 24/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

HSBC to create the head office of ring-fenced bank in Birmingham •    Around 1,000 roles will relocate to Birmingham •    Global bank to serve its UK personal and business customers from Birmingham •    HSBC joins a growing number of international firms locating in the city •    Move to Arena Central is the largest property deal […]

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Community Governance consultation – deadline imminent

By on 23/03/2015 in Leader, News with 2 Comments

Residents who want to have their say on local democracy have just a week left to complete a survey or submit a written contribution.

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Improvement panel – update

The independent improvement panel met with Leader, Sir Albert Bore, Deputy Leader, Ian Ward, and Chief Executive, Mark Rogers, yesterday (18 March 2015) in the first of a series of monthly meetings, scheduled for 20 May 2015, 11 June 2015 and 10 July 2015. Public updates are expected shortly after each meeting and briefings around […]

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Birmingham Smithfield consultation

By on 18/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, Leader, News with 0 Comments

Public to have their say on the future of the £500 million Birmingham Smithfield investment An event tomorrow (Thursday 18 March) at Birmingham Hippodrome marks the start of an eight-week public consultation on the Birmingham Smithfield visioning document. The consultation provides the public with an opportunity to have their say on the future of this 14 hectare […]

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Work to start on Three Snowhill following Snow Hill Masterplan launch

By on 12/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Confidence in city’s planning vision leads to a new detailed planning application for Three Snowhill The 400,000 sq ft site will comprise Grade A office, retail and leisure space Three Snowhill will complete the 1 million sq ft Snowhill development Developer Ballymore has this week submitted a detailed planning application for Three Snowhill. The site […]

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Birmingham unveils Housing Prospectus

By on 12/03/2015 in Leader, News with 2 Comments

Birmingham today (12th March) unveils its biggest ever housing plan, which is set to help deliver the homes to meet its housing needs across the city.

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Birmingham’s Paradise reflects confidence in UK regional marketplace

By on 12/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Visitors to global real estate show MIPIM will today (Thursday 12th March) hear further details of one of Birmingham’s most keenly anticipated developments.

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Cabinet to approve Grand Central sale plans as shopping complex nears completion

By on 11/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is pressing ahead with plans to put the Grand Central shopping complex on the market as the landmark development nears completion. Grand Central, which sits above New Street Station, is set to open in September 2015. So far almost 90 per cent of the new shops, restaurants and cafes including a flagship […]

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Liz Peace CBE appointed to lead the regeneration around Birmingham’s HS2 station

By on 11/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Liz Peace CBE, the former Chief Executive of the British Property Federation (BPF), has become the Chair of the Birmingham Curzon Urban Regeneration Company.

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Birmingham Smithfield to attract £500 million of investment

By on 11/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham is today (Wednesday 11th March) launching a £500 million plan to regenerate a 14 hectare site at the heart of its city centre.

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